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Security Authorization Boundary

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

Authorization Boundary

Definition(s):

  All components of an information system to be authorized for operation by an authorizing official and excludes separately authorized systems, to which the information system is connected.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-137 under Authorization Boundary (NIST SP 800-37)
NIST SP 800-161 under Authorization Boundary (NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4)
NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1 under Authorization Boundary (CNSSI 4009)
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 under Authorization Boundary
NIST SP 800-39 under Authorization Boundary (NIST SP 800-37)
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 under Authorization Boundary
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4 under Authorization Boundary (NIST SP 800-37)

  See Authorization Boundary.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4